Carl Palmer is still stung bit over the time ELP reformed in the mid-1980s, except with Cozy Powell drumming alongside Keith Emerson and Greg Lake. When Emerson Lake and Powell, featuring the single “Touch and Go,” arrived in June 1986, Palmer had been working with Asia
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‘I’m so pleased with where we went’: Emerson Lake and Palmer’s Brain Salad Surgery cover still intrigues
When artist H.R. Giger was commissioned to provide cover art for Emerson Lake and Palmer’s 1973 studio effort Brain Salad Surgery, he was a few years away from winning an Oscar for visual effects work on the film Alien. In fact, the surrealist from Sweden was largely unknown outside of some art circles.
Carl Palmer now says he’s the one who halted a larger Emerson Lake and Palmer reunion after the prog trio’s performance at the High Voltage Festival in 2010.
Emerson Lake and Palmer’s 1978 album Love Beach has been universally derided for its period-piece yacht-rock cover. Keith Emerson is ready to come to its defense.
Greg Lake says “I Believe in Father Christmas” came to him almost by accident, when he started singing a familiar Yuletide standard over a newly written riff that stubbornly refused to go away.
‘I’ll take a trio every day’: For Carl Palmer, the Emerson Lake and Palmer model continues to resonate
There’s a reason, Carl Palmer says, that he came to fame in the trio of Emerson Lake and Palmer: That format allows the space to showcase the drums. Conversely, there’s also no place to hide.
We dig into the disco goodness of Lady Gaga, even as Miles Davis, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Herbie Hancock are the focus of enormous boxed-set reissues.
Despite the lofty musical goals here, Emerson Lake and Palmer’s idea to tour in support of 1977′s Works with a full orchestra was fraught with issues
‘You’ve just got to find another outlet’: Carl Palmer on the genesis of Emerson Lake and Palmer’s Works
1977′s double-album Works Vol. 1 was a highly anticipated moment for fans of Emerson Lake and Palmer, arriving as it did some three-and-a-half years after Brain Salad Surgery. Inside, they found something surprising, indeed
So I’m sitting in our old dining room, flipping through stacks of albums…and I come upon Tarkus. “No, that’s a keeper” I say and the LP goes into the crate.